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> My young niece (15yrs) has an Orange Pay As You Go mobile.
> Some weeks ago, she followed the instructions on a Love Calculator website
> in which she was told that if she gave her name and mobile number, she would
> be sent a text
> to say how compatible she was to the boy of her dreams. The site was clearly
> aimed at youngsters. Harmless fun, she thought, and was surprised (and
> educated!) at how much that text message cost since there was no indication
> of that on the website.
> She c
> But since then, she has received numerous texts from this address telling
> her to phone a particular number. She deletes each message without phoning
> the number but each time she receives one, £1.50 is deducted from her credit
> (which was never very high). There are no instructions in the message about
> how to stop them arriving.
> They seem to arrive soon after she tops up and only stop when her credit is
> used up. Her phone has become virtually useless which is a big worry. Is
> there nothing she can do?
Go to the nearest Orange shop, and get a new SIM, with a different number.